Pete Eyre: The Art of Sousveillance

Follow me It was in October 2013 when in San Francisco that I first heard the word “sousveillance.” Just what the hell is sousveillance? From Wikipedia: The term “sousveillance”, coined by Steve Mann, stems from the contrasting French words sur, meaning “above”, and sous, meaning “below”, i.e. “surveillance” denotes the “eye-in-the-sky” watching from above,

Follow me It was announced today that two deputies, who were caught on video beating a man then celebrating and taunting him afterwards, have officially been fired. They also “forgot” to turn their body cameras on during the beating, although one of them accidentally started his during the assault. That

Follow me This week the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, located in San Francisco, ruled that a ban by the Federal Government on the sale of firearms to medical marijuana cardholders does not violate the Second Amendment. The ruling was made in regard to a lawsuit by S. Rowan Wilson

Follow me For the third time in just over a week, a police chief has either resigned or been fired in Oakland. On Friday, Oakland Police Assistant Chief Paul Figueroa, who had been appointed as acting chief just two days earlier, became the latest to step down. The immediate reason

Follow me Earlier today, a California appeals court upheld the state’s law that imposes permits and restrictions on the carrying of a concealed weapon in public. The Ninth Circuit Court, located in San Francisco, overruled a previous decision in “Peruta v. County of San Diego” by three members of the

Follow me Two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies, who were caught on surveillance video beating a suspect, tried to cover up their crime by bribing a homeless man that had witnessed the beating in a San Francisco alley. Included in the bribe offered to the witnesses were a large gold medallion,

Follow me The video above and post below were shared with the CopBlock Network by Chelsea Ducote, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. The description within the post derives from a complaint Ducote has filed against the San Francisco Police Department with the Office of Citizen Complaints, a local civilian review

Follow me Last night, during a special meeting of the Alameda (suburb of San Francisco, CA) City Council over rent control, two people advocating for a moratorium on rent increases were arrested after they tried to enter the council chambers and allegedly assaulted two staff members. Those there to support

Follow me This video was submitted by Norman Sabel, via the CopBlock.org Submission Page. Date of Incident: June 24, 2013 Officers Involved: Officer Adam Eatia #226, Officer William Kraus #1540, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, Assistant DA Thomas Ostly, and the SFPD command staff Department Involved: San Francisco Police